November 2019

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 21

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday November 21 that are worth another look.

INTL FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Nine takeaways from Budapest

After a busy few days of meetings and annual contract negotiations, here are nine key takeaways from Fastmarkets’ International Ferro-alloys Conference in Budapest, Hungary.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 19

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday November 19 that are worth another look.

Lanxess sells South African chromite mine to Clover Alloys

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has sold its South African chromite mine to local chrome ore producer Clover Alloys (SA) Proprietary Ltd, Lanxess said on Tuesday November 19.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Record low for UG2 chrome ore index as supply piles up

UG2 chrome ore prices sank to $130 per tonne this past week, marking a record low for Fastmarkets' cif China index.

INTL FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: South African ferro-chrome producers need ore export tax to get market share

South Africa needs a 40% tax on exports of chrome ore while it grapples with rising electricity costs from Eskom and a subdued demand outlook, according to Afarak’s chief operating officer, Danko Koncar.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: UG2 chrome ore price slumps 7% after suppliers slash offers

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday November 15.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 14

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday November 14 that are worth another look.

INTL FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Vanadium leads price declines fueled by slowing global growth, steel demand

While the ferro-alloys industry prepares to gather in Budapest for the annual International Ferro-alloys conference on November 17-19, Fastmarkets looks at the key price moves since last year's conference.

PRICING NOTICE: Change to Fastmarkets MB’s midpoints and averages

Fastmarkets MB will from next month display in the Price Book calculated price midpoints and averages that are rounded to two decimal places.